|BioTech FYI Center - Resources
- Martindale's Health
Science Guide -
This site is an extensive list of health related sites. According to the
author, the site contains links to over 37,500 teaching files; over 45,200
medical cases; 725 courses/textbooks; 925 multimedia tutorials; over 2,600
databases, and over 9,950 movies.
- MedicineNet -
MedicineNet is a repository of information for the medically interested as an
educational tool. The site features medical news, information on diseases and
treatments, and information about pharmaceuticals and clinical trials.
- Primary Care
Teaching Modules -
This site was developed by he Divisions of General Internal Medicine at
Stanford University and the University of California at San Francisco. A neat
resource for medical students and physicians alike. Covers everything from
"Immunization in Adults" to "How to Give Bad News." Includes quizzes, clinical
cases and academic reviews.
- Medscape -
This easy-to-navigate site is packed with information. Whether you are looking
for an abstract on cancer, cardiology, or just new ideas on care giving, this
site is the place to go. Not only is this site good for the clinical aspect, it
is loaded with research information. This site contains links to several
journals. American Heart Journal, The AIDS Reader, and
Hippocrates are just a few examples of the publications found linked at
- Reuters Health Information
Free and relatively painless registration allows access to news stories about
medicine, health, and science; other interesting features include the
Internist's Casebook which encourages you to "try your hand at diagnosis",
thoughtful reviews (with ratings) of Internet sites, and humorous feature
articles from the Journal of Irreproducible Results.
- Interactive Patient -
This teaching tool from Marshall University School of Medicine is aimed at
physicians, residents and medical students. It offers a case with a chief
complaint to the user who then has to interact with the patient requesting
additional history, performing a virtual physical exam, and reviewing
laboratory data and x-rays. The site also features a detailed help page.
- NetMedicine -
An excellent source for health and medical information. Sections include Free
Medline, a CyberPatient Simulator, MedFinder Web Search, PhotoRounds Challenge,
EKG of the Month, Radiology Rounds, Pediatric Topics, Patient Education Center,
and Practice Opportunities. The site is free, but you must register first.
- Quackwatch -
This site is dedicated to educating the public about medical quackery. It
includes articles on common health scams, bogus treatments, fads, and unethical
behaviors. You may not agree with everything Dr. Barrett has to say, but this
site is thoughtful, thought-provoking, and an excellent counter to all the
dubious "alternative medicine" sites that have proliferated on the Web.
- The Medical Education Page
A good resource for pre-med students, doctors, and the health-concerned.
This site is maintained by a second-year med student
and has all kinds of links to FAQs, medical indices, medical courses and
schools, references materials, etc.